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Workshop 5: Generosity

Workshop 5: Generosity
Workshop 5: Generosity

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  • Let us be patient with one another, And even patient with ourselves. We have a long, long way to go. So let us hasten along the road, The...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering Opening 10 Activity 1: Check-in 10 Activity 2: Reflecting on Generosity and Gratitude 45 Activity 3...
  • Consider the guiding Principle for this session, "Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part." Take some...
  • Materials for Activity Name tags Markers Sign-in sheet Pen or pencil An agenda of this workshop's activities on newsprint or a digital...
  • Materials for Activity Altar or centering table Cloth for covering altar or centering table Chalice and candle Matches or lighter Singing...
  • Description of Activity Invite participants to take turns briefly sharing insights they have had since the previous workshop on dignity...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint Easel Markers Low-stick masking tape Newsprint sheet with prepared questions (see Preparation) Writing...
  • Materials for Activity Writing paper (at least one sheet per participant) Pens or pencils Tables or hard surfaces for writing Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity Two-inch squares of blank paper (enough for every participant to have one, plus some extras) Pens or pencils A large...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of customized Taking It Home handout (see Preparation) Preparation for Activity Review the Taking It Home...
  • Materials for Activity Blank greeting cards with plain fronts (see Preparation) Envelopes for cards Pens Art supplies for decorating the...
  • Affection Connection — Generosity Extend your exploration of generosity by trying one or more of these activities on your own. For...
  • Follow this Order of Service as you lead the opening of Workshop 5, Generosity. Welcome Chalice Lighting Principle Guided Meditation...
  • With your co-leader, take some time after the workshop to evaluate the session and plan for future sessions. Consider these questions: What...
  • Krech, Greg. Naikan: Gratitude, Grace, and the Japanese Art of Self-Reflection. Berkeley: Stone Bridge Press, 2002.

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